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10:59 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Robert Coleman Post-Recount

Paducah, KY – A recount requested by the challenger in the Paducah mayoral race yesterday yielded no surprises. The final count was incumbent Mayor Bill Paxton over out City Commissioner Robert Coleman by a mere 48 votes, the same margin as before. Angela Hatton spoke with Coleman yesterday after the recount about what he plans to do now.

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10:50 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Richards, Others React

Frankfort, KY – Legislative leaders are reacting to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's budget-balancing plan, which includes a 70-cent increase in the state's cigarette tax. Speaker Jody Richards says the House, which passed a 25-cent cigarette tax hike this year only to see it fail in the Senate, is on record as supporting new revenue for the state.

We provided strong leadership by passing a cigarette tax to fund education, human services and other essential state government services in the last session.

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Commentary
9:29 am
Fri December 12, 2008

"Porn has no place in civil society"

Murray, KY – With a downtrodden economy and a president-elect hopeful to implement change, many Americans are anxiously and nervously anticipating the coming year. Commentator Richard Nelson hopes for a change in the way society and lawmakers consider pornography. He believes the distinction between what is art and pornography is a fine line, but that "we are so far over the line, it is appalling."

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Commentary
9:23 am
Fri December 12, 2008

A review of "Season of Snows and Sins"

Murray, KY – If you're looking for a good mystery novel to curl up with by the fire this holiday season, commentator Michael Cohen suggests you take a stab at Patricia Moyes' novel Season of Snows and Sins. This uncommon mystery for the holidays takes place in the Swiss Alps during a Christmas vacation - gone wrong.

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Newscasts
8:50 am
Fri December 12, 2008

The 806 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
5:05 am
Fri December 12, 2008

The 504 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Afternoon Stock Report
5:04 am
Fri December 12, 2008

The Afternoon Stock Report on December 12, 2008. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on December 12, 2008. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:56 am
Fri December 12, 2008

The 404 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

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4:08 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Ice Storm Approaching

Paducah, KY – Forecasted rainfall and freezing temperatures for Monday set the stage for a potential ice storm next week. National Weather Service forecasters in Paducah held a conference call this afternoon to warn emergency management officials and first responders of potential hazards. Lead forecaster Dan Spath says the storms freezing line may reach as far south as Fort Campbell.

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Regional Headlines
3:50 am
Fri December 12, 2008

Ken Winters Reacts to Beshear's Proposal

Murray, KY – State legislators are reacting to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's proposed plan to cut four percent from the state budget and raise revenue. The plan includes raising the state cigarette tax by seventy cents. 1st district state Senator Ken Winters of Murray says he hasn't heard much buzz about the proposition yet. The Republican Senator says it's too early for him to comment about what success the proposal will have.

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